Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-30-.01 - Definitions

For purpose of these Rules and Regulations, the following definitions apply:

(a) "Dispensing procedure" means a written document signed by a licensed pharmacist and a licensed practitioner which document establishes the appropriate manner under which drugs may be dispensed under authority of a nurse protocol or job description.
(b) "Drugs" shall mean any dangerous drug under O.C.G.A. §§ 16-13-71, et seq., or, where applicable, any controlled substance under O.C.G.A. §§ 16-13-21, et seq.
(c) "Job description" means a document signed by a licensed practitioner that describes the duties which may be performed by a physician's assistant, by which document the physician delegates to that physician's assistant the authority to perform certain medical acts pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 43-34-26.1.
(d) "Nurse protocol" means a document mutually agreed upon and signed by a nurse and licensed physician by which document the physician delegates to that nurse the authority to perform certain medical acts pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 43-34-26.1(b).

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-30-.01
O.C.G.A. Secs. 26-4-4, 26-4-27, 26-4-130, 43-34-26.1.
Original Rule entitled "Definitions" adopted. F. Mar. 23, 1990; eff. Apr. 12, 1990. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 24, 2002; eff. August 13, 2002.

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